Motorola Offers Unlocked Bootloader Tool For Droid RAZR, Verizon Removes It

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Soon-to-be Droid RAZR owners, this one’s for you. If you’re looking for a reason to be angry this Monday morning, I’ll do you one better with a reason for anger and a target toward which you can direct that rage.

Ausdroid reports that Motorola has provided a bootloader unlock solution for its new Motorola Droid RAZR (which is a shock in and of itself after the way Moto has previously handled the bootloader unlock situation). The catch? Verizon has decided to remove said solution from its models.

Verizon’s decision does make sense, in a way. An unlocked bootloader is less secure. However, in most cases an unlocked bootloader voids the user’s warranty on the phone. If that’s the case, then Verizon either has happy customers with unlocked phones or customers who need a new phone because they bricked their last one. Seems like a win, win to me.